Atheism & The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey

The research project "Atheism & The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey" investigates contemporary discourses on atheism in Turkey.

Women’s and Gender Studies at Universities in Turkey

The research project "Women's and Gender Studies at Universities in Turkey" investigates the institutionalization and transformation of Women's and Gender Studies Centres (WGSCs) in their relation to academia, state, and civil society.

TRIANGLE - Blickwechsel in EU/German-Turkish Relations Beyond Conflicts

The research project "TRIANGLE - Blickwechsel in EU/German-Turkish Relations Beyond Conflicts" investigates the EU/German-Turkish relations.

Research Lab: Constitutional Politics in Turkey II

The resarch lab "Constitutional Politics in Turkey II" investigates the history of the state under the rule of law in Turkey and the many challenges it is facing from different disciplinary, methodological, and thematic angles.

How “social” is Turkey?

The research project "How 'social' is Turkey?" investigates developments in four key areas of social security since 1980: pensions, health, unemployment, and social assistance. Moreover, the overall shape of Turkey's social security system and its political and ideational backgrounds are analysed.